Category Archives: Public Transport

Save the 402 bus service to Halstead and Knockholt and Sevenoaks Weald

I have received the following message from a frequent user of the 402 service: “I am extremely worried that Arriva Kent & Sussex Ltd has applied to Transport for London to withdraw route 402 between Bromley and Dunton Green. This … Continue reading

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Southeastern Pre-Election Fares Shock – what does Michael Fallon have to say to hard-pressed Sevenoaks commuters?

Southeastern have announced that offpeak fares will be increased by 3.4% (or 10p, whichever is the greater) from Sunday. An offpeak day return to London from Sevenoaks will now be £12.10. This is significantly higher than the Consumer Prices Index … Continue reading

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Excerpt from Alan Bullion’s adoption meeting speech in Sevenoaks – Averting a Tory Hard Brexit

Only the Lib Dems can stop a Tory Hard Brexit in Sevenoaks and Swanley Local MP Sir Michael Fallon has lurched from being for Brexit, to against, and is now for a ‘Full Brexit’, which would threaten vital jobs in our … Continue reading

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BAT AND BALL STATION – WORK ABOUT TO START

BAT AND BALL – WORK ABOUT TO START South Eastern Railways have told us that work is about to start on essential repairs on the station, to fix the floors and roof, to stop water running into the foundations from … Continue reading

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Sort out Bat and Ball junction now!

LIBERAL DEMOCRATS FOR SAFER STREETS IN SEVENOAKS On doorsteps across Sevenoaks we’re finding people asking for our streets to be safer. We need houses and school places, but only if we can tackle the traffic which makes our streets more … Continue reading

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Fund our Sevenoaks rail services properly

Lib Dems support a cheaper and more efficient integrated ticketing system for Sevenoaks commuters, something that the Tories have opposed both at County Council and Government levels. With the Tory Government and District Council planning to build 12,400 new homes … Continue reading

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Alan Bullion to defend Sevenoaks and Swanley against Fallon’s ‘Total Brexit’

Dr Alan Bullion will be the Lib Dem Parliamentary Candidate for Sevenoaks and Swanley, standing up for local people against a Tory Hard Brexit. Alan works in business reports publishing and has also taught for the Open University. He stood in Sevenoaks and … Continue reading

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Local Lib Dem dad stands up for the people of Gravesham

James Willis, an active member of Gravesham Liberal Democrats and a local Councillor for Heath Ward in Maidstone, will be the 2017 Lib Dem Parliamentary candidate for the constituency of Gravesham. He grew up in Gravesend before moving to Maidstone for family … Continue reading

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SEVENOAKS FUTURE STARTS WITH YOU!

Lib Dems asked what you want for Sevenoaks When we asked in our survey, you said priorities are: Safer streets, action volume and speed of traffic, and air pollution, especially round schools Protection for open spaces in Sevenoaks and the … Continue reading

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Your Liberal Democrat Candidates for Kent County Council

Your Liberal Democrat Candidates for Kent County Council Tony Clayton – Sevenoaks Town Tony has lived in Sevenoaks with his family since 1983. He has worked with businesses in Britain and round the world, helping them grow new ideas. He … Continue reading

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